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Minstrel shows

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 71 Collections and/or Records:

Adam Smith Centre Kirkcaldy, Fife Poster, 18 February 1980

 Item
Reference code: 178R11.162
Scope and Contents

‘An Evening with Al Jolson and Friends’ portrayed by Steve King, Special guest, Charlie Williams. Red and black type on yellow background.

Dates: 18 February 1980

Adam Smith Centre Kirkcaldy Poster, 15 March 1976

 Item
Reference code: 178R11.170
Scope and Contents

The Dixie Minstrel Show featuring John Boulter with Reg Lester and David Lee. Red and black with border.

Dates: 15 March 1976

Adam Smith Centre Kirkcaldy Poster, 11 April 1977

 Item
Reference code: 178R11.187
Scope and Contents

The Al Jolson Minstrel Show featuring Clinton Ford. Red and blue type on yellow background.

Dates: 11 April 1977

Alhambra Theatre of Varieties Programme, 10 August 1896

 Item
Reference code: 178K53.122
Scope and Contents

Leiscetes Square, London. Three fold programme containing colour illustration of women and Pierrots dancing on the outside, inside commercial advertising and programme listing The Musical Korries, Emmy's Troupe of Trained Toy Terriers, The Luppus, The Newsky Roussotine Troupe, The Animatographe, Mr Morris Cronin, Rip Van Winkle dramatic ballet and Les Minstrels Dumond.

Dates: 10 August 1896

An Evening with Al Jolson and Friends Poster, Week commencing 8 October 1979

 Item
Reference code: 178R11.1004
Scope and Contents

Kings Theatre, Edinburgh. Steve King, Reg Dixon. Red and black type on yellow background.

Dates: Week commencing 8 October 1979

Argyle Theatre Collection

 Fonds
Reference code: NFA0117
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a large number of posters as well as business records including records of artist bookings, accounts, scrapbooks, contracts and correspondence.

Dates: 1865 - 1941

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 6 June 1892

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.25
Scope and Contents Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Miss Jenny Valmore the Original “Yes, You Do!”, Daltry, Higgins and Miss Selina Seaforth, Sisters Olive Duettists and Ballad Vocalists, The Marvellous Four Pole Pelhams Minstrel Entertainment, Bertie Stokes Serio-Ballad Vocalist, Comical Cris Ventriloquist, Maude D’Almaine Character Vocalist and Descriptive Balladist, Austin Lenton Burlesque Actor and Vocalist, Geo. Medley Comedian and Mimic. Printed by S. Griffith and Co, typeers, Liverpool. Red and...
Dates: 6 June 1892

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 21 November 1892

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.34
Scope and Contents Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Sherman and Morisey American Comedians, Sisters Schofield Refined Character Duettists and American, Song and Dance Artistes, Mr Leodale Character Actor, Author, Vocalist and Reciter, Messrs Cranston and Curtis Irish Delineators, Mr Alf Bilford Eccentric Comic Vocalist and Dancer, Frank Vincent and Johnny Hart Black Faced Performers and Classical Exponents of Minstrelsy, Sisters Craven Burlesque artistes, Vocalists and Dancers, Mr Arthur West Extempore...
Dates: 21 November 1892

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 12 December 1892

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.35
Scope and Contents Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Mr Tom Bassett Impersonator, Miss Ruth Grovesnor Serio-Comic Vocalist and Dancer, Messrs. Ashford and Guinard Character Dilineators, Miss Nellie Oldene Serio-Comic Vocalist and Burlesque Actress, Miss J. Matthews Lady Acrobatic and Talking Clown, Mr Austin Lenton Vocal Comedian and Burlesque Actor, Sisters Albert (Rose and Blanche) Duettists and Song and Dance, Artistes, Mr Frank Hayward Comic Vocalist and Descriptive Actor, Little Tony Midget...
Dates: 12 December 1892

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 10 April 1893

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.39
Scope and Contents Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. E.C. Dunbar Vocal Actor, Miss Cissie Trent Quick Change Artiste, Mr J.L. Chippendale Hibernian Vocalist, comedian and dancer, Miss Retta Richter Serio Comic and Descriptive Vocalist, Mr Harry Foster in 'Mirthful Moments' Vocal Phenomenon, Louisiana Minstrels Comedy Team, Miss Polly Redfern Vocalist, Mr George Regent Comic Extempore and Topical Vocalist, Frank O’Mara Vocalist and Dancer, The Gatwards (Hal and Winnie) Speciality Performers. Printed by...
Dates: 10 April 1893

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 4 April 1904

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.149
Scope and Contents Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Bransby Williams in Character Sketches From Charles Dickens, George Spry and Florrie Austin Vaudeville Stars, Criss Florence Speciality Dancer, Bob Sloan The Hieland Editor, Madeline May Comedienne and Skipping Rope Dancer, Juma’s Octoroons Minstrel Show in Miniature, Maud Needham Descriptive Vocalist, Madame J.W. Craigie and J.W.Bowie Tenor and Contralto Vocalist, The Bioscope, George Gilby Comedian. Printed by S. Griffith and Co, Printers,...
Dates: 4 April 1904

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 17 May 1920

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.264
Scope and Contents

Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Hilda Glyder Songs, Bert La Mont and His Cowboy Minstrels Mirth and Melody, Bert Terrell Dutch Comedian, Harry Ford Comedian, Sie Tahar Troupe Algerian Pastimes, Peggy Rose and Budd Comedy Duo, James Hunter Society Entertainer, Brown’s Royal Bioscope in a Series of Novel and Interesting Pictures, Jessie Broughton and Dennis Creedon Musical Entertainment. Blue and red type.

Dates: 17 May 1920

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 13 February 1899

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.315
Scope and Contents

Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. George Lashwood comedian, Dumond’s Minstrels Hurgini juggler and equilibrist, Bella and Bijou society entertainer, Howard Bros Oriental Somnuists, Nora Keeble burlesque actress, The Fothergills sketch artistes, Daisy Meadows serio comedienne, vocalist and dancer, Clarke and Rays American banjoists. Printed by S. Griffith and Co, Printers, Liverpool. Blue and red type.

Dates: 13 February 1899

Astley's Programme, Monday 3 July 1865 and during the week

 Item
Reference code: 178K43.8
Scope and Contents Miss Adah Isaacs Menken, Mr. Johnstone, Miss Nisbitt, Mr. Anderson, Mr. Atkins, Mrs. C. Wharton, Miss Ada Edson and Miss Minnie Sidney in The Wandering Minstrel, Mr. Gresham, Mr. T. J. Anderson, Mr. J. B. Johnstone, Mr. Atkins, Mr. Weaver, Miss Josephine Fidder, Mrs. C. Wharton, Miss Nisbitt, Mr. Basil Potter, Miss Adah Isaacs Menken, Mr. Johnstone, Mr. Cradddock, Mr. Shelton, Mr. Harry Croueste, Miss Ninnie Sidney and Miss Clifton in Mazippa or the Wild Horse of Tartary, Mr. G. Craig, Mr....
Dates: Monday 3 July 1865 and during the week

Bill Barnes Collection

 Fonds
Reference code: NFA0172
Scope and Contents

Programmes, posters and photographs mainly related to the Poole family's travelling Myriorama show.

Dates: 1881 - 2017

Birmingham Hippodrome Poster, 28 March 1977

 Item
Reference code: 178R11.186
Scope and Contents

The Al Jolson Minstrel Show featuring Clinton Ford. Red and blue type on yellow background.

Dates: 28 March 1977

Capitol Ystalyfera Poster, 10 February 1930

 Item
Reference code: 178R53.39
Scope and Contents

Al Jolson the singing fool, Talkies. Red, blue and yellow type on off white background and yellow border. Printed by Willsons', Printers, Leicester.

Dates: 10 February 1930

Charles Taylor Collection

 Fonds
Reference code: NFA0069
Scope and Contents

The Charles Taylor collection is a fine example of Taylor’s of Wombwell printers’ posters, which highlight changes in printing techniques, fashion and taste within the popular entertainment industry. Included are examples of posters for pantomimes, fairs and circuses. The collection also contains handbills and other advertising material.

Dates: c1937 - 1989

Circus Friends Association Collection

 Fonds
Reference code: NFA0122
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a large library of books and journals, as well as archival material including posters, programmes, photographs, films, handbills, research material, scrapbooks, original artwork and many other items of ephemera relating to British, Irish and European circuses

Dates: 1795 - 2020

City Varieties Leeds Poster, 25 - 27 October c1979

 Item
Reference code: 178R11.153
Scope and Contents

‘An Evening with Al Jolson and Friends’ portrayed by Steve King with Duggie Chapman. Red and black type on yellow background.

Dates: 25 - 27 October c1979